Viking Heart Pendant 10th-11th Century AD
Just under 5/8" height of good full heart form with a fully evolved heart in the field, with radial pellet surround. A heart within a heart. Made by the open face mold process. The heart stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, all attributes of the Viking warrior. It is abundantly referenced in Viking literature. Surface textured from burial and professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold restored for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with certification of authenticity.